Find a Select Surgeon - Plastic Surgery

Changing your physical appearance, whether for medical or cosmetic reasons, can change your life as well. When undergoing such a transformation, it’s critical to work with the most highly skilled surgeons.

New Jersey Monthly is proud to announce the 2024 edition of the Select Surgeons Plastic Surgeons list, an elite grouping of the state’s top doctors performing plastic surgery across 26 procedure categories. This distinction is based on a number of criteria, including experience, qualifications, surgical results, and reputation. Only the top doctors in each category are named to the Select Surgeons Plastic Surgeons list.

The list is based on a 360-degree analysis of potential surgeons, incorporating as much relevant objective information as possible. The selection process targets the top surgeons for 26 different procedures so patients can find the most appropriate surgeon for their needs.  View our methodology here.

Christopher P. Godek, MD

  • Specialties: Abdominoplasty, Eyelid Rejuvenation, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction/Breast Lift, Facelift, Liposuction (Body, Face), Noninvasive Fat Reduction Using Freezing (Cryolipolysis), Resurfacing with Co2 - Erbium Lasers, Rhinoplasty (Open and Closed)

About Dr. Christopher P. Godek

Dr. Christopher P. Godek is a nationally recognized plastic surgeon for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast, and body. Patients seek his expertise in specialties such as rhinoplasties, eyelid lifts, face-lifts, breast augmentation, tummy tucks, and other body contouring procedures. He also lectures internationally on advancements in aesthetic medicine.


A bioengineer by training, Dr. Godek has developed many sophisticated technologies to improve plastic surgery outcomes. He is a co-patent holder of HydraSolve™, an FDA-approved treatment for water-based, gentle fat removal. He is also co-founder of CYPRIS Medical, a company that makes the minimally-invasive lower face and neck lift tool called XACT™.


Dr. Godek is sought after for his compassionate patient care. He believes this to be an integral part of any successful surgery.


State-of-the-art technology in nonsurgical facial and body treatments are offered at his medical spa, Bella Derma. Dr. Godek’s experienced physician assistants perform the latest in laser treatments, including Sciton’s HALO™ and BBL™ phototherapies. They are also expert injectors who specialize in the precise use of a variety of fillers for the face and lips, as well as, Botox® for fine wrinkle lines.


His team of skin care specialists offer treatments for the skin and body using various modalities, including HydraFacial, Ultherapy®, CoolSculpting®, EndyMed, micro-needling and more.


Dr. Godek also established the Rhinoplasty Clinic for those individuals with cosmetic, functional, or post-traumatic nasal issues. “Rhinoplasty is one of my favorite procedures, and we have become a regional referral center for complex nasal surgery,” says Dr. Godek.